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Definition of "satisfactory" []

  • Giving satisfaction sufficient to meet a demand or requirement; adequate. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "satisfactory" in a sentence
  • "_clear, fair_, and _satisfactory_, not in our being always ready to offer an explanation, whether satisfactory or not."
  • "Mr Lightman said: It is seriously misleading that Ofsted continues to interpret the term satisfactory as the opposite of its dictionary definition."
  • "But Howells thought the title satisfactory, and indeed it was the best that could have been selected for the series."